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Manti Te’o Planned To Address Media Thursday About Alleged Hoax Involving ‘Girlfriend’s’ Death

Notre Dame star Manti Te’o, the alleged victim of hoax involving his dead girlfriend, is expected to address the media Thursday about the scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/17/2013

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OC Blogger’s Tragic Death Turns Out To Be A Big Hoax

For five years, an Orange County man battling a debilitating illness was an inspiration on the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2012

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Reported Kidnapping, Shooting At Miley Cyrus Home Turns Out To Be Hoax

Police and firefighters responded to a reported kidnapping and shooting at the Studio City home of entertainer Miley Cyrus Wednesday but later learned the call was a hoax.

08/01/2012

Former LAUSD officer Jeffrey Stenroos (CBS)

Stenroos Repays City For LAUSD Shooting Hoax Days Before Release From Jail

Former L.A. School Police officer Jeffrey Stenroos has agreed to pay restitution for staging a hoax that paralyzed Woodland Hills and triggered a massive and costly manhunt.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/26/2012

Former LAUSD officer Jeffrey Stenroos (CBS)

Ex-LAUSD Officer Could Face $300K Payment For Faked School Shooting

A former police officer for the Los Angeles Unified school district in prison for staging a faked shooting last year may have to reimburse the county for the hoax.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/20/2012

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Taylor Lautner Falsely Reported As ‘Out And Proud’

Taylor Lautner fell victim to a photoshopping hoax went viral on Monday, claiming the Twilight Saga star was “out and proud.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2011

Former LAUSD Officer Jeffrey Stenroos

School Police Officer Gets 2 Years In Shooting Hoax

A former Los Angeles Unified School District police officer is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for faking his own shooting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2011

Former LAUSD Officer Jeffrey Stenroos

School Police Officer Facing Several Felonies In Shooting Hoax

Criminal charges have been filed against a Los Angeles School Police officer who lied about being shot by a burglary suspect near a Woodland Hills High School in January.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011

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Laguna Niguel Woman, 20, Arrested For Allegedly Lying About Attempted Rape

A 20-year-old Laguna Niguel woman is behind bars Thursday night for allegedly making up a story about a rape attempt earlier in the week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2011

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